Jordan Nicole Asa grew up in Richardson, TX and started her dance training at Toby’s School of Dance under the direction of Toby McPheeters with Jo Ann Robertson and Ericka Dove. A graduate of the University of Alabama, she received her BA in International Studies and Dance, Cum Laude. While there, she studied under Cornelius Carter of Alvin Ailey, Sarah Barry, Rita Snyder, Qianping Guo, and John Virciglio.
Jordan has taught internationally in Cairo, Egypt with non-profit Alwan wa Awtar. While living abroad, she studied Egyptian belly dance, and attended modern dance workshops with Cati Dans in Istanbul, Turkey.
Upon returning to Texas in 2010, Jordan continued her dance training with Dallas Black Dance Theater and began her teaching career with Dove Academy of Dance Arts in Garland, TX. She is a member of the Cecchetti Council of America, certified as a teacher through Grade II under the training of Ann Parsley. As of August 2013, Jordan is a RYT-500 hour certified yoga instructor and teaches for Sunstone Yoga in the DFW area.
This will be Jordan’s second season with Dallas Dance Company, and she is excited about the work they have accomplished. It has been a rewarding year of great effort and dedication from everyone!